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This course is for people who want to top-up a Foundation Degree in International Tourism and Hospitality Management (or equivalent) to a full honours degree. It covers both academic theory and practical skills. Modules include ‘Gastronomy', ‘Leadership and Management for the Hospitality Industry’, ‘Service Quality and ‘e-Tourism’. These are valued by many employers, and prepare you for a range of careers upon graduation.
You will be taught by passionate academics who produce world-leading and internationally excellent research, and throughout your degree you'll have one-to-one support from academic staff.
A typical week for you will include lectures, seminars, tutorials, open and resource-based learning, and supervised project and group work. There is an emphasis on developing independent study skills. You will also have opportunities to present ideas and information to other students and also develop concepts and analyses within groups.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
The Reg Vardy Centre,
Sir Tom Cowie Campus,
The typical entry requirement is successful completion of one of the following:
If English is not your first language, please see our English language requirements.
The annual fee for this course is:
If you are not sure whether you qualify as a UK, EU or international student, find out more in our Help and Advice article.
Take a look at the Your Finances section to find out about the scholarships and bursaries that may be available to you.
This information was correct at the time of publication.
The course content on the BSc (Hons) International Tourism and Hospitality Management (Top-Up) degree reflects our close links with employers. When you graduate from this course you’ll be ready to take on a managerial position within the tourism and hospitality industry throughout the world.
Many of our graduates go on to work in managerial roles within the tourism and hospitality industry. Job titles include Hotel Manager, Tourism Development Officer or Resort Office Manager. Employers include hotels, airlines, travel agencies, events organisers, heritage attractions, Local Authorities and other public sector bodies.
You’ll have the opportunity to visit a range of tourism and hospitality venues and initiatives.
These visits include the North East, other areas of the UK and international to destinations such as Dublin, Prague, Barcelona and New York.
We encourage you to undertake a 48-week paid placement between your second and final year to further enhance employability. It effectively becomes the third year of a four-year course. You’ll receive an average annual salary of £14,000-£18,000 depending on your location.